April 6, 1932|
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
November 23, 2013 (aged 81)|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Weight||160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)|
|Played for||Montreal Canadiens|
Broden played his entire National Hockey League career with the Montreal Canadiens; it consisted of six regular-season games and seven playoff games. Overall, he scored two goals and recorded one assist in NHL play. He made his NHL debut in 1956 and retired following the 1958 season. He won two Stanley Cups with Montreal in 1957 and 1958.
Connie Broden has the distinction of being the only hockey player to have won the International Ice Hockey Federation's Ice Hockey World Championships and the Stanley Cup in the same year (1958). Playing for Canada's Whitby Dunlops, Broden won the IIHF's Oslo tournament in scoring with 12 goals and 7 assists in 7 games, scoring at least one goal in every game of the World Championship. Canada beat the Soviet Union national ice hockey team 4 – 2 to take the gold in the championship.
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